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PhD Scholarship Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology UOQ Australia 2017


Scholarship Description: University of Queensland is pleased to offer PhD Scholarship within the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech. Domestic as well as International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

The ARC DP is aimed at developing a novel class of porous, biocompatible, biofunctional and biodegradable magnesium (Mg) alloy scaffolds with designed pore architecture and mechanical properties mimicking those of natural bone for bone tissue engineering applications.

About University: The University of Queensland positively influences society by engaging in the pursuit of excellence through the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world.

Degree Level: Scholarship is available to pursue PhD programme.

Available Subject: Scholarship is awarded within the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture & Info Tech.

Scholarship Benefits: The current RTP Stipend rate is AUD$26,682.00 per annum (2017 rate, indexed annually) tax-free for three years with the possibility of two 6-month extensions in approved circumstances.

Eligibility Criteria: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for scholarship:

Expression of Interest are invited from outstanding and enthusiastic engineering or science graduates who have a four-year bachelor degree (or equivalent) with Honours class I in materials engineering, mechanical engineering, mechanical and materials engineering, chemical engineering, chemical and materials engineering or physics; and have an intense interest in the interaction of hydrogen and medium strength steels.

Applicants must fulfill the PhD admission criteria for the University of Queensland, including English Language requirements and demonstrated excellent capacity and potential for research. Demonstration of research ability through publication output in peer reviewed international journals is desirable.

Eligible Nationality: Domestic as well as International students are eligible to apply for this scholarship programme.

Application Procedure: To submit an application for this role, please complete an application to the PhD program online below. Please list Prof. Andrej Atrens as the supervisor and Biodegradable Mg Alloys as the Scholarship being applied for. All applicants will be required to supply the following documents:

  • A cover letter that addresses you meet the requirements for the PhD program;
  • A curriculum vitae detailing education, professional experience, research experience, publications, and relevant competencies;
  • Academic transcript for all post-secondary study undertaken, complete or incomplete, including the institution grading scale;
  • Award certificates for all completed post-secondary study
  • Evidence for meeting UQ’s English language proficiency requirements; and
  • The name and contact details of three referees who can best comment on your prior research experience. UQ will contact your referees directly, but you will need to enter their details into the application form.

Application Form

Deadline: Application deadline are:

International Candidates: June 30, 2017 – for commencement in Research Quarter 4 (October) 2017.

Domestic Candidates: August 11, 2017 – for commencement in Research Quarter 4 (October) 2017.

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